Retirement in your 40s doesn’t sound attractive when you don’t have sufficient retirement benefits to meet your basic needs. This is a stark reality confronting many factory workers in Thailand.
The mismatch between the demand and supply of skills is a global concern. The private sector, being the principal user, has a critical role in skills training.
The renewed economic debate that loosening and simplifying India’s labor laws will address its employment problems seems to overlook the quality dimension of jobs.
As global value chains undergo structural changes in the 21st century, a major challenge facing both firms and policymakers is the effect of supply chain governance on employment and working conditions.